Mechanical Engineering Schools In Washington State

In Washington State, there are 17 accredited schools where mechanical engineering classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Washington State, and the future trends in mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

  • Mechanical Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering


Schools

  1. Bellevue College

    3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484

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  2. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  3. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  4. Centralia College

    600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia, Washington 98531-4099

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  5. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

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  6. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  7. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  8. Green River Community College

    12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, Washington 98092-3622

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  9. Bates Technical College

    1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98405

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  10. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  11. Seattle Community College-South Campus

    6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98106-1499

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  12. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  13. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  14. Spokane Falls Community College

    3410 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane, Washington 99224-5288

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  15. Tacoma Community College

    6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, Washington 98466-6100

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  16. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  17. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Washington State 18,880
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Washington State

13,260 15,140 19,610 19,780 18,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, the field of mechanical engineering is growing. In Washington State, 5,620 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington State, this field has grown by 42% in four years. This is faster than the trend for mechanical engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$65,470 $68,370 $71,214 $72,720 $73,818
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are increasing in Washington State. In 2006 mechanical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $65,470 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,818 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$46,148
25th percentile
$59,358
50th percentile
$73,860
75th percentile
$88,970
90th percentile
$103,934

Thus, there was a 11% growth in mechanical engineering professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 125% pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering in Washington State.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Washington State

Civil Engineering
$61,180
Drafting
$58,465
Electrical Engineering
$73,485
Industrial Design
$60,070
Mechanical Engineering
$73,818
Physics
$104,540

In Washington State, mechanical engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
11
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
1
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As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006, 395 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 496 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 26%. 48% of these graduates received an associate's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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